The Rev. Janet Chubb


September 27, 2014 - 12:00 AM

The Rev. Janet A. Chubb, 59, Parsons, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Labette Health. She was pastor at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Iola.
She was born Aug. 7, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, to The Rev. T. E. Lindemann and Gertrude (Fritz) Lindemann.
At the age of 6, she moved with her family to Parsons. She was a 1973 graduate of Parsons High School and continued her education at Labette Community College, Illinois State University and Pittsburg State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English.
On July 5, 1975, she and Gary Chubb were married at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Parsons. Through the years, she worked at the former Parsons Precision Products, now Ducommun Aero Structures, and Power Flame, Inc.
She was active in her church and the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. In January 1997, Jan was ordained as an Episcopal priest and served as Vicar of St. Timothy’s in Iola until her death. She also worked as a chaplain at Labette Health in Parsons. Jan enjoyed playing bridge and participating in the Parsons historical tours, was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, and was an active supporter of Hope Unlimited in Iola.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Chubb; one son, Mark C. Chubb, Kansas City, Mo.; one daughter, Taryn E. L. Chubb, PhD., and her husband, Mark A. White, PhD., Norman, Okla.; and two brothers, Bruce K. Lindemann, Parsons, and Scott H. Lindemann, Wichita.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Iola. Services in Parsons will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church. The Rt. Rev. Dean E. Wolfe will officiate at both services, assisted by The Rev. Oliver Bunker in Iola and The Rev. Sharon Billman in Parsons as well as other clergy from the Diocese of Kansas. Private burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Memorials are suggested to St. John’s Altar Guild or St. Timothy’s Building Fund. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.
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